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BLACK SOLDIERS IN THE CIVIL WAR

Presented by LibraryU at Kitsap Regional Library, Bainbridge Island, Bainbridge Island WA

Apr 10 2022
BLACK SOLDIERS IN THE CIVIL WAR

Despite prejudice and racial discrimination, roughly 180,000 Black men served during the Civil War in the U.S. Army and Navy, often in segregated units, and nearly 40,000 died over the course of the war. Military historian and retired diplomat LARRY KERR discusses the roles that Black servicemen played in the Civil War, the challenges they faced, and what they accomplished for their nation.

LARRY KERR is a retired career member of the US Senior Foreign Service. His final posting was a

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Kitsap Regional Library, Bainbridge Island

1270 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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